Preventing unintentional injuries to children under 5 in their homes: Palestinian mothers' perspectives - Alrimawi I, Watson MC, Hall C, Saifan AR.

Unintentional injuries are a growing global public health problem, causing mortality, morbidity, and disability among children. The rates of injuries were highest among children under the age of 5 years, and this forms a significant burden on health care s...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

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OBJECTIVE: To compare the results from the modified Timed Up and Go Test (TUG) with posturographic variables, the subjective perception of disability due to gait instability, and the number of falls in a sample of the elderly population with imbalance, to ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Wan Manan MudaKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jul 2 2020 (IPS) The Covid-19 crisis has had several unexpected effects, including renewed attention to food security concerns. Earlier understandings of food security in terms of production self-sufficiency have given way to importing supplies since late 20th century promotion of trade liberalization. Jomo Kwame SundaramTransnational food business Disruption of transnational food supply chains and the devastation of many vulnerable livelihoods by policy responses to the Covid-19 pandemic have revived interest in earlier understandings of food self-sufficien...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news
Abstract INTRODUCTION: Cervical dystonia is a form of focal dystonia characterised by tilting and turning of the head and neck. This can cause significant disability in affected patients. Botulinum toxin injections are the mainstay of therapy. However, approximately 30% of patients discontinue treatment. CLINICAL REFLECTIONS: Tyƛlerowicz et al. have provided a comprehensive review of the factors contributing to treatment failure. Such factors include appropriate identification of dystonia patterns, accurate injection of muscles, and addressing non-motor features of cervical dystonia. CLINICAL IMPLICATIO...
Source: Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Neurol Neurochir Pol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2020Source: AlterAuthor(s): Nadia Ahmed
Source: ALTER - European Journal of Disability Research - Category: Disability Source Type: research
This report introduces Health Literacy Out Loud (HLOL) podcasts, which have covered many aspects of health literacy, health communication, and health care from diverse perspectives since 2008. The report includes excerpts from select HLOL podcasts. Each includes a link to listen and learn more. Section two highlights health literacy pioneers including conversations with Len and Ceci Doak, Archie Willard, and Rima Rudd. Section three looks at two of the most common health communication strategies, the written and spoken word. Section four brings in other aspects of communication including cultural aspects of food and nutrit...
Source: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics - Category: Information Technology Tags: Stud Health Technol Inform Source Type: research
Authors: de Toffol B, Adachi N, Kanemoto K, El-Hage W, Hingray C Abstract Interictal psychosis (IIP) refers to psychosis that occurs in clear consciousness in persons with epilepsy (PWE) with temporal onset not during or immediately following a seizure. The pooled prevalence estimate of psychosis in PWE is 5.6%. PWE and schizophrenia have very high mortality, and more than one in four persons with both disorders die between the age of 25 and 50years. IIP can manifest in brief or chronic forms. The chronic forms of IIP may closely resemble schizophrenia. However, some authors have described the typical presence of p...
Source: L Encephale - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Encephale Source Type: research
High levels of catastrophizing, fear of pain, and protective behavior among parents are related to increased functional impairment in children with new daily persistent headache.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
U.S. Department Of Justice warns of inaccurate flyers and postings regarding the use of face masks and The Americans With Disabilities Act
Source: Disabled World - Category: Disability Tags: Warnings - Advisories Source Type: news
"People who say it cannot be done, should not interrupt those who are doing it." This quote by George Bernard Shaw was used as the title of an article about a severely disabled boy in Rwanda with cerebral palsy who made remarkable developmental gains after...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
We describe pain intensity and interference at baseline and one-year post injury in burn, traumatic brain (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) survivors and compare them to the general population (...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
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